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[texts]Goody Two-Shoes
Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers
Keywords: Brothers and sisters; Orphans; Conduct of life; Education
Downloads: 2,041,109 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(21 reviews)
[texts]Drawing for beginners - Furniss, Dorothy
Keywords: Drawing -- Study and teaching
Downloads: 16,036 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[texts]What to draw and how to draw it - Lutz, Edwin George, b. 1868
Keywords: Drawing -- Study and teaching
Downloads: 32,604 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[texts]Picturing childhood : illustrated children's books from University of California collections, 1550-1990 - Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-
"This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition held at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, April 16 through June 29, 1997"--Verso t.p
Keywords: Illustrated children's books; Illustrated children's books
Downloads: 3,191
[texts]The Accidents of youth : consisting of short histories, calculated to improve the moral conduct of children, and warn them of the many dangers to which they are exposed : illustrated by engravings
Spec. Coll. c. 1: Illustrations are hand-colored. Quarter green sheep; grey paper over boards. Inscription on paste-down endpaper: Charles John Buckdale. Given him by his mother - May 30th, 1826
Keywords: Conduct of life; Moral education
Downloads: 3,867
[texts]The wonderful wizard of Oz - Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919
Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
Keywords: Adventure and adventurers; Wizards
Downloads: 50,777 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[texts]The Keepsake picture book : being the "Golden childhood" volume for Christmas, 1878 : the little people's own pleasure-book of delight and instruction : full of useful information and amusement comprised in stories for young people, moral and popular tales, lives of children's friends, facts about common objects, little bits of natural history, pretty poems, songs and music for children, &c. &c
Hand-colored frontispiece
Keywords: Picture books for children; Conduct of life; Children's stories; Maxims
Downloads: 2,613
[texts]Dorothy and the wizard in Oz; a faithful record of their amazing adventures in an underground world, and how with the aid of their friends Zeb Hugson, Eureka the Kitten, and Jim the Cab-Horse, they finally reached the wonderful Land of Oz - Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919

Keywords: Fairy tales
Downloads: 5,637
[texts]Twenty six choice poetical extracts : selected from celebrated authors : and printed from copper plates engraved expressly for the work : each embellished with a beautiful vignette, illustrative of the subject - Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748
Osborne Coll.
Keywords: Christian literature for children; Children's poetry
Downloads: 1,797
[texts]Arabian nights entertainments : consisting of a collection of stories, told by the sultaness of the Indies ... containing a better account of the customs, manners, and religion of the eastern nations, viz. Tartars, Persians, and Indians, than hitherto published - Galland, Antoine, 1646-1715
Shaw & Shoemaker
Downloads: 2,261
[texts]Youth's golden cycle; or, round the globe in sixty chapters: showing how to get on in the world, with hints on success in life; examples of successful men; the blessings of loving mothers, careful housewives, clean, cozy homes...ballads, poetry, fiction, etc., etc - Fraser, John Foster
Brown cloth over boards blocked in black and gold; marbled edges
Keywords: Children's stories; Conduct of life
Downloads: 2,993
[texts]Tom Thumb's folio, or, A new penny play-thing for little giants : to which is prefixed, an abstract of the life of Mr. Thumb, and an historical account of the wonderful deeds he performed : together with some anecdotes respecting Grumbo the great giant
Roscoe, S. Newbery
Keywords: Conduct of life
Downloads: 1,570
[texts]The valentine's gift, or, A plan to enable children of all denominations to behave with honour, integrity, and humanity : to which is added, some account of Old Zigzag, and of the horn which he used to understand the language of birds, beasts, fishes, and insect - Austin, Richard T
Roscoe, S. Lumsden
Keywords: Valentine's Day; Animal welfare; Human-animal communication
Downloads: 1,726
[texts]The coach that Nap ran from : an epic poem in twelve books : illustrated with twelve coloured engravings : price one shilling and sixpence; or, embellished with a ticket of admission to the exhibition Buonaparte's military carriage, at the London Museum : price two shillings
Publisher's buff printed wrappers
Keywords: Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
Downloads: 1,595 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[texts]Outdoor life and Indian stories : making open air life attractive to young Americans by telling them all about woodcraft, signs and signaling, the stars, fishing, camping ... : also stories of noted hunters and scouts, great Indians and warriors ... all of them true and interesting - Ellis, Edward Sylvester, 1840-1916

Keywords: Indians of North America; Camping
Downloads: 2,761
[texts]Youth's miscellany, or, A father's gift to his children : consisting of original essays, moral and literary; tales, fables, reflections, &c. : intended to promote a love of virtue and learning, to correct the judgment, to improve the taste, and to humanize the mind - Mavor, William Fordyce, 1758-1837
Roscoe, S. Newbery
Keywords: Youth -- Conduct of life; Natural history
Downloads: 1,982
[texts]The history of little Goody Two-Shoes : otherwise called Mrs Margery Two-Shoes : with the means by which she acquired her learning and wisdom, and, in consequence thereof, her estate ... : see the original manuscript in the Vatican at Rome, and the cuts by Michael Angelo : illustrated with the comments of our great modern critics - Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774
Dutch floral paper over boards. In quarter green and gray linen case
Keywords: Conduct of life; Education
Downloads: 2,311
[texts]Stories from the Arabian nights' entertainments : embracing Aladdin; or, The wonderful lamp : Ali Baba and the forty thieves : Ali Cogia, a merchant of Bagdad : Envy punished ; or, The three sisters : and Sindbad the sailor : with 24 engravings
Publisher's brown cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind. Flyleaf inscribed in pencil; dated Jan. 1st, 1862
Downloads: 2,472
[texts]A treatise on adulterations of food and culinary poisons : exhibiting the fraudulent sophistications of bread, beer, wine, spirituous liquors, tea, coffee, cream, confectionery, vinegar, mustard, pepper, cheese, olive oil, pickles and other articles employed in domestic economy ; and methods of detecting them - Accum, Friedrich Christian, 1769-1838

Keywords: Food adulteration and inspection; Food; Lead Poisoning; Food Poisoning
Downloads: 3,253
[texts]The New-Year's gift : containing The history of Master Tommy Thoroughgood, and Master Tommy Froward, two apprentices to the same master ; to which is added, The history of little Polly Meanwell, who, by, being good, was afterwards Queen of Petula ; adorned with cuts
Wrappers wanting?
Keywords: Conduct of life
Downloads: 1,572
[texts]Sketches of little girls: the good-natured little girl. The thoughtless, the vain, the orderly, the slovenly, the forward, the snappish, the persevering, the modest, and the awkward little girl - Lovechild, Mrs., 1743-1813
Imperfect copy: p. 45-46 wanting
Keywords: Girls -- Conduct of life
Downloads: 2,451
[texts]Nurse Dandlem's little repository of great instruction, for all who would be good and noble : containing, among other interesting particulars, the surprising adventures of little Wake Wilful, and his happy deliverance from Giant Grumbolumbo - Dandlem, Nurse
Spec. Coll. copy 1: Original tan wrappers with illustrations on p. [1] and [4]; in case
Keywords: Conduct of life
Downloads: 1,632
[texts]Blossoms of peace : a series of tales and narratives, in prose and verse : designed as easy lessons for young persons of either sex : embellished with upwards of one hundred engravings - J. N
Osborne Coll.
Keywords: Christian ethics; Conduct of life
Downloads: 1,707
[texts]Wine and spirit adulterators unmasked, in a treatise, setting forth the manner employed, and the various ingredients which constitute the adulterations and impositions effected with the different wines and spirits offered to the public, through the medium of cheap prices, by many of the advertising and placarding wholesale wine and spirit merchants, and gin-shop-keepers, of the present day. Also shewing the method by which the notice of the excise is evaded, and affording a variety of other valuable information on the subject - One of the old school

Keywords: Adulterations; Liquors
Downloads: 1,782
[texts]The history of Jack the giant killer : relating how he overcame several huge giants, particularly one with two heads : his marriage with the Duke's daughter : and other exploits. To which is added, The noble basket maker
Publisher's blue printed and illustrated stiff wrappers
Keywords: Giants; Giants
Downloads: 1,651
[texts]Mother Goose's melodies. : The only pure edition. Containing all that have ever come to light of her memorable writings, together with those which have been discovered among the mss. of Herculaneum, likewise every one recently found in the same stone box which hold [sic] the golden plates of the Book of Mormon. The whole compared, revised, and sanctioned, by one of the annotators of the Goose family. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1833, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts - Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850, engraver
Yellow printed and illustrated wrappers and title: "Goose's melodies. Complete. With annotations. The only pure edition
Keywords: Nursery rhymes
Downloads: 3,445
[texts]Tales of the Arabs : containing the stories of The merchant and the genie, The old man and the bitch, The old man and the two black dogs, The fisherman, The Grecian king and the physician Douban, The husband and the parrot, [and] The history of the king of the Black Isles
Publisher's printed tan stiff wrappers; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Keywords: Arabs; Tales -- Arab countries; Fairy tales -- Arab countries
Downloads: 2,108
[texts]The Lilliputian magazine, or, The young gentleman and lady's golden library. Being an attempt to mend the world, to render the society of man more amiable, and to establish the plainness, simplicity, virtue and wisdom of the golden age, so much celebrated by the poets and historians
Armorial bookplate of John Ludford
Keywords: Conduct of life
Downloads: 1,972
[texts]The fairiest, or, Surprising and entertaining adventures of the aerial beings : in which are related several uncommon tales wonderful stories curious accidents strange metamorphoses dangerous escapes and happy conclusions : the whole selected to amuse and improve juvenile minds - Minerva Press
The story of Fortunio, the fortunate knight -- The story of perfect love -- The story of the Princess Rosetta -- The curious story of the white mouse -- The story of Princess Verenata -- The story of Florio and Florella
Keywords: Conduct of life
Downloads: 2,087
[texts]The Universal shuttlecock : containing the play of the gaping-wide-mouthed-wadling frog : the art of talking with the fingers ... : And the history of Tommy Goodwill and Jackey Idle ... the whole very necessary for all those who would become great men and women ... ornamented with a great variety of cuts
Spec. Coll. copy 1: Dutch floral paper over boards; spine wanting. In case. Includes antiquarian bookseller's blurb. Some illustrations are crudely hand-colored by a child? Imperfect: p. 31-32 wanting. Ex libris Kathryn and Joe E. Brown
Downloads: 1,676
[texts]A Week of instruction and amusement, or, Mrs. Harley's birthday present to her daughter : interspersed with short stories, outlines of sacred and prophane [sic] history, geography, &c
Spec. Coll. copy 1: Quarter red sheep and marbled paper over boards
Keywords: Conduct of life; Children's stories
Downloads: 1,632
[texts]The History of Solomon Serious, and his dog Pompey : containing many pleasing particulars of Solomon's life, his rapid progress in learning, his wonderful discoveries with the microscope, and attainment of a large fortune : also some curious instances of sagacity and gratitude in his favorite dog with Pompey's death, monument and inscription
Dutch floral paper over boards; rebacked. In slipcase, with spine title: Youth's pocket library, 1797
Keywords: Children's stories, English; Dogs
Downloads: 1,724
[texts]Tom Thumb's folio, or, A new penny play-thing for little giants : to which is prefixed an abstract of the life of Mr. Thumb, and an historical account of the wonderful deeds he performed
Davis, R. Kendrew of York
Keywords: Conduct of life
Downloads: 1,568
[texts]The pleasant history of Jack Horner : containing the witty tricks and pleasant pranks he play'd from his youth to his riper years : pleasant and delightful both for winter and summer recreation
Osborne Coll
Downloads: 1,503
[texts]The Tragi-comic history of the burial of Cock Robin : with The lamentation of Jenny Wren; The Sparrow's apprehension; and The Cuckoo's punishment, being a sequel to The courtship, marriage, and pic-nic dinner of Robin Red-Breast and Jenny Wren - Charles, William, 1776-1820, ill
Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books
Downloads: 1,593
[texts]Tales of instruction and amusement : comprising The Garden, a Cumberland tale, in prose; William's wishes, in verse; Precepts, in prose and verse : ... to which are now added: More Precepts; and The Election - Bourne, Jane
Keywords: Conduct of life
Downloads: 1,524
[texts]The elephant's ball, and grand fete champetre : intended as a companion to those much admired pieces, The butterfly's ball, and The peacock "at home" : illustrated with elegant engravings - W. B
Osborne Coll.
Keywords: Children's poetry, English
Downloads: 1,908
[texts]Classical enigmas : adapted to every month in the year : composed from the English and Roman histories, heathen mythology, and names of famous writers : meant to amuse youths of all ages, and at the same time exert their memories, by calling to mind what they have read at different times - Ritson, Mrs. (Anne)
Spec. Coll. copy 1 : Yellow illustrated wrappers; 2 wood-engravings each on upper ("Darton"/"man climbing ladder") and lower ("fox hunt"/"burning ship"). Ex libris Elvah Karshner and Olive Percival
Keywords: Riddles; Zodiac
Downloads: 2,016
[texts]The Recluse, or, Old Father Green-Mantle, and Little Frank Miller : interspersed with passages from the sacred history, calculated to improve and entertain the juvenile mind : ornamented with four copper plates
Keywords: Conduct of life
Downloads: 1,547
[texts]The welcome visitor, or, The good uncle : being a collection of original stories, containing several well-authenticated anecdotes, displaying striking traits of virtue and heroism in early life
Moon, M. Harris (1992)
Keywords: Conduct of life
Downloads: 1,518
[texts]The History of little King Pippin : with an account of the melancholy death of four naughty boys, who were devoured by wild beasts : and the wonderful delivery of Master Harry Harmless, by a little white horse - Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828
Special Collections copy 1: Blue illustrated wrappers
Keywords: Conduct of life
Downloads: 4,782 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[texts]Rational sports. In dialogues passing among the children of a family. Designed as a hint to mothers how they may inform the minds of their little people respecting the objects with which they are surrounded - Lovechild, Mrs., 1743-1813
Quarter brown sheep and blue marbled paper over boards, in case
Keywords: Mother and child
Downloads: 1,921
[texts]Youthful recreations : containing amusements of a day, as spent by Master Freelove and his companions; interspersed with stories, suitable observations, verses, and other matters of instruction and entertainment
Moon, M. Harris
Keywords: Conduct of life; Amusements; Children's stories
Downloads: 1,738
[texts]Juvenile philosophy : containing amusing and instructive discourses on Hogarth's prints of tne industrious and idle apprentices ; analogy between plants and animals ; &c., &c. ; designed to enlarge the understandings of youth, and to impress them at an early period with just and liberal conceptions - Corbould, Richard, 1757-1831
Industry and idleness -- Gold -- Iron -- The old travellers -- Coal -- The horse -- The letter -- The Quaker -- A striking example of anger, revenge, fear, justice, honour, and heroism, exemplified by the following story -- Analogy between plants and animals
Keywords: Hogarth, William, 1697-1764; Conduct of life; Zoology; Animal behavior; Ores
Downloads: 1,712
[texts]The history of Whittington and his cat. Shewing, how from a poor country boy, destitute of parents or relations, he attained great riches, and was promoted to the high and honourable dignity of Lord Mayor of London. Adorned with cuts
Original printed tan wrappers with woodcut illustrations on p.[1] and [4]
Keywords: Whittington, Richard, d. 1423; Cats; Folklore -- England
Downloads: 1,602
[texts]Tales for domestic instruction : containing the histories of Ben Hallyard, Hannah Jenkins, John Aplin, Edward Fletcher, or the necessity of curbing our passions, Lucy and Jemima Meadows, and Mr. Wilmot - Ventum, Mrs. (Harriet)
Keywords: Conduct of life; Children's stories, English
Downloads: 1,737
[texts]Fairburn's cabinet of instruction and amusement : containing the histories of Soloman Serious and his dog Pompey : Master and Miss Gracemore : Master Peter Primrose : Master Bentley : Amanda, or Virtue rewarded : The life of Mr. Thomas Thoroughgood : Helim, an Eastern tale : The basket maker : and The hermit : embellished with coloured engravings
Publisher's tan printed stiff wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Keywords: Conduct of life; Children's stories, English
Downloads: 1,791
[texts]The historie of Frier Rush : how he came to a house of religion to seeke service, and being entertained by the priour, was first made under cooke : being full of pleasant mirth and delight for young people - Friar Rush
Contemporary quarter calf and marbled paper over boards
Keywords: Devil
Downloads: 1,611
[texts]Wisdom in miniature; or, The young gentleman and lady's pleasing instructor : being a collection of sentences, divine, moral, and historical : selected from the writings of many ingenious and learned authors, both ancient and modern : intended not only for the use of schools, but as a pocket companion for the youth of both sexes
Keywords: Children -- Conduct of life; Epigrams
Downloads: 2,085
[texts]The Lilliputian library, or, Gullivers museum, in ten volumes. Containing lectures on morality, historical pieces, interesting fables, diverting tales, miraculous voyages, surprising adventures, remarkable lives, poetical pieces, comical jokes, useful letters, The whole forming a complete system of juvenile knowledge for the amusement and improvement of all little masters and misses .. (Volume 2) - Gulliver, Lilliputius
Tree calf over boards with printed red labels on spines
Keywords: Conduct of life; Children's stories, English
Downloads: 2,161
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